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by fairy nuff
Sun Jun 04, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: filming
Replies: 14
Views: 4235

Re: filming

Portpatrick?
by fairy nuff
Sun Mar 19, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Well yer a boring bunch a fannies . . .
Replies: 68
Views: 16965

Re: Well yer a boring bunch a fannies . . .

Au contraire I'm apparently in good standing on TOP but Mountain's Lounge access seems to have been suspended though. He's posted a few times on SB but hadn't been heard from for 3 days. I only suggested a politics forum because others seemed so inclined - 'twasn't me who mentioned it first. Please...
by fairy nuff
Sat Mar 04, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Oban Bay Harbour manager
Replies: 0
Views: 4582

Oban Bay Harbour manager

This from this week's Oban Times:- https://www.obantimes.co.uk/2017/03/03/new-manager-and-code-of-practice-for-busy-oban-bay/ Oban Bay harbour manager, veteran seaman Paul Jennings, has only been in the job two weeks, but says he is already making positive changes to the busy port. Employed on behal...
by fairy nuff
Tue Jul 26, 2016 12:16 pm
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: New places visited this season.....
Replies: 16
Views: 12879

Re: New places visited this season.....

New places for me this year -

Bagh Rubha Ruaidh (north west end of Gigha)
Port Ramsay (Lismore)
Kentra Bay
Garbh Eilean anchorage and Laudale Narrows, Loch Sunart
Salen, Loch Sunart
Cragaig Bay, Ulva
Lagavulin

- mostly with the aid of Antares
by fairy nuff
Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Campbeltown
Replies: 18
Views: 11334

Re: Campbeltown

I presume the toilet and showers are close to the swimming pool? Honestly - I'm not part of the Campbeltown Tourist Board. (*must visit distillery*) No, they are on the fishing boat quay, beside the RNLI shop, and near where the lifeboat is berthed - about 50 yards or so from the top of the bridge ...
by fairy nuff
Thu Sep 17, 2015 12:57 am
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: New moorings and pontoon in Ardminish Bay, Gigha
Replies: 32
Views: 28603

Re: New moorings and pontoon in Ardminish Bay, Gigha

I was at Ardminish on Monday. Plenty of nice moorings, but the new jetty has only been half completed, with no decking, so unusable as yet. The pontoons seem to be grounded over in the ferry car park at Tayinloan. No sign of any work in progress at present, so maybe things have ground to a halt for ...
by fairy nuff
Sun Jun 21, 2015 6:07 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: Stonemouth
Replies: 23
Views: 6995

Re: Stonemouth

All over the place indeed. Quite fun trying to spot the locations. There was a scene in episode two in Irvine beside the tide gauge.
by fairy nuff
Wed Oct 29, 2014 11:32 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: Top three (or more) anchorages
Replies: 58
Views: 35888

Re: Top three (or more) anchorages

Favourite anchorages:

Marvig - Isle of Lewis
Loch Moidart - of course - half the fun is getting in
Loch Roe - near Lochinver - a first for me this year

Runners up:

Loch Tarbert Jura
Loch Portain
by fairy nuff
Tue Aug 26, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: Passages and Places
Topic: oot the way for a while...
Replies: 8
Views: 6809

Re: oot the way for a while...

This year - June - Troon, Gigha, Corpach, Caley Canal, Portmahomack, Wick, Stromness, then back via Kyle of Tongue and Cape Wrath. No problems, and very helpful harbourmaster in Wick.
by fairy nuff
Sun Jun 29, 2014 5:23 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: New to sailing.Where to keep a cheap boat
Replies: 16
Views: 6247

Re: New to sailing.Where to keep a cheap boat

Back in the 90s I had a Corribee, and kept it on a swinging mooring at Balmaha on Loch Lomond. Quite inexpensive, and you can winter it in a field there too. Plenty of sailing on the Loch, and the Corribee is the ideal size for exploring it. Worth giving them a ring http://www.balmahaboatyard.co.uk/...
by fairy nuff
Sun Feb 09, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: Shooting the breeze
Topic: We all do things we wish we hadn't
Replies: 6
Views: 1947

Re: We all do things we wish we hadn't

I went to Lansdowne Road, (NOT Aviva please), Dublin last week. Cured me of any desire to go to a Scotland game for at least another year.
by fairy nuff
Mon Sep 23, 2013 2:21 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Yacht "explosion" in Troon
Replies: 0
Views: 3232

Yacht "explosion" in Troon

From the Hamilton Advertiser web site - anyone know any more details - what boat was it etc? http://www.hamiltonadvertiser.co.uk/news/breaking-news/2013/09/22/man-injured-after-yacht-explosion-51525-33873708/ Man Injured After Yacht Explosion Sep 22 2013 A man has been taken to hospital with burns t...
by fairy nuff
Wed Jul 24, 2013 9:09 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Anyone caught out in the lightning yesterday?
Replies: 5
Views: 2960

Re: Anyone caught out in the lightning yesterday?

We were right behind you! When I came out of Caladh Harbour, it was overcast but calm and dry. Rain was belting down by the time we got to the Narrows, and the wind was 22 knots+ on the nose, eyes, cheeks, and every other part of my anatomy. I saw a yacht dimly in the gloom ahead of us making a sudd...
by fairy nuff
Tue Jul 16, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Paying for moorings, Gigha and Canna
Replies: 12
Views: 8580

Re: Paying for moorings, Gigha and Canna

I am disappointed to read there are now moorings in Canna. I know the kelp is a PITA but I fear they may remove some of the 'remote' feeling the anchorage has. Could someone say where the moorings are and do they significantly reduce the amount of space to anchor ? Thanks from - West Highland Ancho...
by fairy nuff
Sun Jul 07, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: Around the Scottish Coast
Topic: Paying for moorings, Gigha and Canna
Replies: 12
Views: 8580

Re: Paying for moorings, Gigha and Canna

claymore wrote:Or you could just send me the cash and your conscience would be clear....


That's great, just send me your bank sort code and account number. (I've got a Nigerian pal who needs to pay his as well).

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